You’re at the top—but never alone!
Take the leap and connect with other educators and leaders through social media. Educators learn to transform relationships with their students, staff, parents, and with the overall community in this simple guide to social media. With real-life examples from K12 educators who’ve integrated social media technology and education, this guide helps educators to harness the power of connectedness and change the way you lead. Jump in and you’ll learn how to:
- Develop a personal learning network
- Tell your school’s story through blogging
- Use connections to transform your leadership
The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: it’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the other books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators website.
Check out the Connected Educator Series matrix to find out which book is right for you.
"This book has practical examples of how educators can use Web 2.0 tools to grow professionally and personally. Cook describes his journey as a lead learner in a way that is easy to read; he inspires, engages, and encourages the reader to move from isolation to connection."
Dwight Carter, Principal
New Albany High School
"After reading this book, you'll be inspired by the stories of newly connected educators. If you've been hesitant to take the plunge into the social media waters, you'll be ready to jump right in after this quick and informative read."
Erin Klein, Teacher and Blogger
|Navitaging the Web|
|The Digital Footprint|
|Personal Story From a Connected Educator - Brad Gustafson|
|How Will I Have the Time?|
|When Can I Connect?|
|Lurking and Learning|
|Personal Story From a Connected Educator - Thad Haines|
|What Do the Researchers Say?|
|Blogging, Tweeting, Pinning|
|I Don't Have Anything to Say or Write|
|Who Will Read This?|
|Personal Story From a Connected Educator - Ben Gilpin|
|Professional Learning Network|
|Chats and Supporting the PLN|
|Personal Story From a Connected Educator - Amber Teaman|
|Paying It Forward|
|Understanding Your Leadership Color: What Will You Reveal?|
|Losing My Leadership Mojo|
|Paying It Forward|
|Improving the Learning Environment|
|Transformation Takes on Many Forms|
|Personal Story from a Connected Educator - Theresa Stager|
|Reflection of a Trailblazer: Melinda Miller|